Definitions for "Gums"
(KELCOGELĀ®, KELTROLĀ®, SlendidTM) Also called hydrophilic colloids or hydrocolloids. Examples include guar gum, gum arabic, locust bean gum, xanthan gum, carrageenan and pectin. Virtually non-caloric; provide thickening, sometimes gelling effect; can promote creamy texture. Used in reduced-calorie, fat-free salad dressings and to reduce fat content in other formulated foods, including desserts and processed meats.
Keywords:  vanillin
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One of the 5 types of dietary fiber, gums are considered a type of soluble fiber.
mucilagenous substances excreted by various plants. One of the components of dietary fibre. Can be used as food additives.
Keywords:  tenacious, balsams, resins, odor, bark
Resins or balsams secreted from plants. Exhibiting a sweet tenacious odor, they are often used as fixatives.
Gums are the resins that are extracted from the bark, branches and leaves of trees.
Keywords:  phosphatides, see
See Phosphatides.
Translucent substances without form. Usually a decomposition product of cellulose. Gums dissolve in water.